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MINT flights demonstrate fuel savings of 165 kg - leading to more than 500 kg reduction in CO2 emissions per landing

MINT flights demonstrate fuel savings of 165 kg - leading to more than 500 kg reduction in CO2 emissions per landing
25 November 2009 Feature story

A series of A321 demonstration flights into Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport have revealed positive results for the MINT (Minimum CO2 in Terminal Manoeuvring Area) project, which aims to improve air transport’s eco-efficiency through better air traffic management.

A320 Family benefits from new wing option

A320 Family benefits from new wing option
23 November 2009 Feature story

The latest Airbus innovation in wing aerodynamic enhancements, called Sharklets, are to result in reduced fuel burn and carbon emissions for Airbus’ benchmark A320 Family.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre creates first VIP kit for multi-mission A320

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre creates first VIP kit for multi-mission A320
23 November 2009 Feature story

The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre has expanded its range of products with development of a new A320 VIP kit, which will enable the dual-role capability to transport VIPs or passengers.

The "Extended Enterprise" introduces an optimised way of working with Airbus and its supply chain

18 November 2009 Feature story

A key element in the company's evolving relationship with suppliers, Airbus' new "Extended Enterprise" approach will lead to more efficient development and production for the A350 XWB and future aircraft.

Hamburg event proves it pays to save energy at Airbus

Hamburg event proves it pays to save energy at Airbus
5 November 2009 Feature story

Energy Days at Airbus’ Hamburg, Germany site promoted the responsible use of electrical power with simple suggestions, new ideas and unique devices.

First A380 transatlantic flights from Europe to North America will begin this month

First A380 transatlantic flights from Europe to North America will begin this month
3 November 2009 Feature story

Paris-to-New York service with Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner will be inaugurated later this month by Air France, which received its initial A380 on October 30.

Tailored services package for Airbus Corporate Jet operators is created by the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre

27 October 2009 Feature story

Building on its reputation as the specialist in Airbus Corporate Jet cabin completions, the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre is offering an innovative new services package designed for ACJ customers.

Airbus’ algae summit explores future of bio-fuels

Airbus’ algae summit explores future of bio-fuels
12 October 2009 Feature story

More than 600 delegates gathered at the Airbus-sponsored Algae Biomass Summit in the United States to explore the potential of algae – a promising base material for the manufacture of eco-friendly bio-fuels.

A330-200F launch times well with freighter market rebound

8 October 2009 Feature story

Airbus' A330-200F was highlighted at this year's Cargo Facts symposium as the modern, efficient, and eco-friendly solution for air freight as the market recovers from the recession.

Chinese training centre expands its offerings

6 October 2009 Feature story

As the demand for maintenance mechanics and other aviation personnel grows in China, the Airbus/CASC Hua-Ou Aviation Training Centre joint venture is responding with online programmes and English language instruction.

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